Inspiring its community of students, employees and their families to lead a healthier and more active lifestyle, the Community College of Qatar (CCQ) celebrated Qatar National Sport Day (NSD) with a full range of ‘fun and fit’ activities that focus on the body, mind and spirit.
The whole-day programme, which was hosted at Park 65, is designed to promote fitness and highlight the importance of exercise for adults and kids alike.
The programme featured a variety of sports activities including jogging, running, golf, and shooting darts, in addition to a selection of team-building activities such as tug-of-war, a football tournament and a volleyball championship that witnessed the participation of a group of employees and students. A professional coach led participants on an invigorating fitness class suitable for all ages and activity levels.
CCQ president Dr Mohamed al-Naemi contemplated what NSD means to the College and the wider community, elaborating: “While the College’s primary mission is to empower our community members to achieve academic advancement, the importance of health and fitness in this endeavour cannot be overlooked.”
CCQ’s public relations department director Safia al-Sheeb said the NSD programme at the College was a special event that combined wellness, entertainment, team spirit, and a fun learning experience.
The College’s NSD celebration also witnessed the participation of Qatar National Athletics Team Members Omar Sharif Mohamed and Ahmed Amgad al-Saifi.